OnLogic Helix 401 – A compact fanless industrial computer powered by an Alder Lake Embedded processor

OnLogic Helix 401 is a fanless industrial computer with a compact design powered by a choice of Alder Lake Embedded processors from Celeron 7305E to Core i7-1270PE designed for edge computing, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), and more.

The computer supports up to 64GB DDR5 memory, SATA or NVMe storage via two M.2 sockets, and offers up to four video outputs via DisplayPort and USB4 ports, dual Gigabit Ethernet, optional WiFi and/or 4G or 5G cellular connectivity, COM and CAN bus ports, and Digital Input/Output (DIO) connector.

OnLogic Helix 401

OnLogic Helix 401 (HX401) specifications:

  • Alder Lake SoC
    • Intel Celeron 7305E penta-core processor @ 3.10GHz / 4.20GHz (Turbo) with 48EU Intel UHD graphics – PBP: 15W, up o 55W MTP
    • Intel Core i3-1220PE 8-core/12-thread processor @ 3.10GHz / 4.20GHz (Turbo) with 48EU Intel UHD graphics – PBP: 28W, up to 64W MTP
    • Intel Core i5-1250PE 12-core/16-thread processor @ 3.20GHz / 4.40GHz (Turbo) with 80EU Intel Xe graphics – PBP: 28W, up to 64W MTP
    • Intel Core i7-1270PE 12-core/16-thread processor @ 3.30GHz / 4.50GHz (Turbo) with 96EU Intel Xe graphics – PBP: 28W, up to 64W MTP
  • System Memory – Up to 64GB DDR5 @ 4800 MHz via 2x SO-DIMM slots
  • Storage
    • 1x M.2 2280/60/3042 B-key (PCIe x2; USB 3.0; SATA)
    • 1x M.2 2280 M-key
  • Video Output
    • 2x DisplayPort 1.4a video outputs
    • 2x DisplayPort via USB-C ports
    • Up to 4x independent displays
  • Networking
    • 2x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports, one via Intel I210-IT, the other via Intel I219
    • Optional WiFi and Bluetooth via M.2 module
    • Optional 4G/5G cellular connectivity via M.2 module and 3FF-SIM slot mapped to the B-Key socket
    • 2x antenna punch outs
  • USB
    • 4x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A ports
    • 2x USB4 Type-C port (40 Gb/s) – Thunderbolt certification pending
    • 2x USB 2.0 via internal header
  • Serial
    • 1x Serial/CAN punch out (DB9, RS232-422-485 optional)
    • 1x RS-232/422/485 serial header
  • Expansion
    • 1x M.2 2230 E-key socket
    • 1x M.2 2280 M-key socket
    • 1x M.2 2280/3042 B-key socket (PCIe x2; USB 3.0; SATA)
    • 1x DIO port punch out
  • Misc
    • LED-backlit power button
    • RTC + battery
  • Security – TPM 2.0
  • Power Supply
    • 19~24 V input via barrel jack
    • 12~24 V via 4-pin terminal block (option)
    • Internal 16-pin header for Terminal Block power
  • Dimensions – 160 x 123 x 50 mm (Fanless aluminum chassis)
  • Temperature Range – 0 to 50°C
  • Humidity – 0% ~ 90%
  • Regulatory Information
    • FCC 47 CFR Part 15 (Class A)
    • CAN ICES-003(A) / NMB-003(A) (Class A)
    • CISPR 32 / 35 (EN 55032 / EN 55035 Class A)
    • FCC/CE Class B upon request
    • UL/EN/IEC 62368-1 (UL E490677) NRTL + CB
    • UL/EN/IEC 60950-1(UL E490677) NRTL + CB
    • IEC 60601-1-2 (4th edition)
    • IEC 60945
    • ETSI EN 301 489 (parts 1; 17; 52)
    • ETSI EN 301 328
    • ETSI EN 301 893
    • ETSI EN 300 908
    • EN 62311:2020

OnLogic Alder Lake HX401 fanless industrial mini PC

OnLogic provides DIN Rail, VESA, and wall mounting options, and customers can select Windows 11 Pro 64-bit, Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, or Ubuntu 22.04 operating systems (or none) at the time of order. The Helix 401 is also Red Hat Certified for use with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.7, 9.1, and future versions.

OnLogic introduced the Helix 401 at Embedded World 2023 last week and can be purchased starting at $985 for a system with an IntelCeleron 7305E, 8GB RAM, a 128GB SSD, a 120W power adapter, and a standard 2-year warranty. The system can be custom-ordered with options for memory and storage capacities, WiFi, cellular, serial ports, DIO, mounting options, etc… Additional information may also be found in the press release.

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